Did you know
major disasters- Three Mile Island nuclear accident, Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, Challenger space shuttle explosion and Exxon Valdez oil spill- lack of sleep was found to be a significant factor.
Sleep can affect your health, mood, memory, judgment and safety.* We’d all agree these are all pretty important things in the workplace. But most people don’t get the right amount of sleep.**
A lack of sleep can lower a person’s ability to work, and increase the risks for errors and accidents.** These are results that workers and their employers can’t afford.
* Harvard Medical School, Division of Sleep Medicine. Get Sleep (Accessed January 2012): healthysleep.med.harvard.edu
** Harvard Medical School, Division of Sleep Medicine. Healthy Sleep: Consequences of Insufficient Sleep (Accessed January 2012): healthysleep.med.harvard.edu